zunga

Zunga | Slang | A make-shift rope swing that arcs over a refreshing body of water. This is especially the case in Powell River, where the term originated. The town’s own Townsite Brewery honours the local patois’ contribution to the English language with a summery golden ale. A rite of passage for BC youth.

Usage: “I’m going to drink this delicious Zunga, then do a full backflip off that zunga…”

explore-the-lexicon

There are 0 comments

The Honorary Dad of Every Hopeful, Diehard Vancouver Canucks Fan

"The only things certain in this world are death, taxes and Cheech projecting the 'Nucks to win the Stanley Cup."

Legendary Restaurant Industry Hang-Out Closes After 24 Years

"If ever a moment of silence was deservedly observed in the restaurant world, it was when Gyoza King closed..."

The Iconic Structure at East 6th Avenue and Clark Drive

"My uncle rocked a hand-drawn East Van Cross on his t-shirt back in 1972."

Breathtaking BC Journeys Some Love, Others Hate

"Hi Mom. I made the ferry just in time but it's a milk run so it's probably best that you start dinner without me."